Evidence review of special guardianship to be held ahead of protocol changes

The Family Justice Council is to work with the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory and adoption and fostering academy CoramBAAF to address “pressing questions” about special guardianship.

The Observatory has commissioned CoramBAAF to undertake a rapid evidence review on special guardianship.

This will then be used to support the Family Justice Council, as it seeks to revise the protocols and guidance for the family courts and local authorities as identified in the recent judgment of Re P-S handed down by the Court of Appeal.

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